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Education

  • Sea of green at William Tell Elementary

    Two students at William Tell Elementary, Kayla Parker and Mackenize Fulton, approached Principal Laura Noble about raising money for Perry Central students battling cancer.

  • Cannelton students visit Vastwood

    Cannelton city schools’ after school program, Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies, took a field trip to Vastwood Park recently. The topics of the week were drug abuse prevention, having good self-esteem, good eating habits and physical activity. The program is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee.

  • Head Start student shoppers

    South Perry Head Start students put together a pretend grocery store in February to help them learn about community helpers.

    The activity encouraged the children to interact with their peers and allowed them to engage in a real world situation. They also counted, sorted and compared the grocery items. Pictured here are Westley Sosh scanning Jalynn Wroe’s items and totaling her purchases. Waiting in line behind Jalynn is Christa Wroe.

  • National Honor Society Trivia Night April 13

    TELL CITY – The National Honor Society of Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its annual trivia night April 13.
    The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.
    Proceeds will benefit the community. There will be 10 rounds of 10 questions in 10 different fun and interesting categories.
    Teams may consist of up to five members. Cost is $5 per student and $8 per adult. “Come test your knowledge against some of the best minds in the community,” event organizer Amy Kehl said.

  • Tell City High School art show slated for April

    TELL CITY – The eighth annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held April 2-3 and April 10 in the junior-senior high library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 and April 10.
    Some of the items that will be on display are pencil drawings, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, scratchboards, paper mache’ sculptures, weavings and fiber projects, and pottery.

  • Education brief, March 19

    Early Start program set for Friday morning
    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Early Head Start office, at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.
    The topic for March will be “Knowing Your Community Resources.” Light refreshments will be served.
    For more information, contact Kelly Luker, EHS family resource coordinator, at 547-4850 Ext. 113 or (812) 619-1842.

  • Branchville student serves as page

    State Sen. Richard D. Young (D-Milltown) hosted a page from Branchville during the 2012 legislative session. Sydney Ann Goffinet, 15, from Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, served as a Senate page for Young Feb. 23.

  • Wal-Mart donates box tops to local schools

    Wal-Mart of Tell City recently donated around 11,000 Box Tops for Education to four area schools. Each school will receive 3,000 box tops each, which will equal about $300 when exchanged.

    Pictured from the left are Shannon Case from North Hancock County, Ky., schools; Ray James on behalf of Perry Central schools; Wal-Mart assistant manager Jason Hogan; Cindy Lenn of Tell City Junior-Senior High School, and Andrea Maffia of Cannelton schools.
     

  • Education notes, March 15

    Area resident named to Marian University dean’s list
    INDIANAPOLIS –Sara Brown of Troy was among the 431 students who qualified for the Marian University dean’s list during the spring 2011 semester.
    A student whose grade point average for the semester is 3.5 or above, who was enrolled in at least 12 semester hours, and who has not earned any incompleted dates in the semester is eligible to be named to the dean’s list.
    Brown is a pre-bachelor of science nursing major.

  • Cinema honors students

    Three Tell City High School seniors were recently awarded certificates of excellence by Mark Morgan, manager of the Tell City Cinemas. The girls were recognized by Morgan for their service at the cinemas as employees of the month and for outstanding service. They are, from left, Whitney Zellers, Lacey Kuster and Emily Alvey.